It is midwinter in my little corner of the world, and this coming weekend we are taking the younglings to the snow. Being in Australia doesn’t make you immune from the popular imagery of different times of the year, and
Kids are funny little creatures… take the Youngling, a small red-headed child who loves tomatoes and strawberries. We went on an adventure so that he could climb into a helicopter and pretend to be flying through the jungle (something he
September is a busy month within the Family Stronghold (right up there with March), birthdays and other significant anniversaries mean that it can be a bit up and down, but experience tells me that we get through and October comes.
I don’t actually remember learning to sew – I just always have. Be it the dolls clothes on Nin’s treadle machine (which I now have), or the bits and pieces by hand, I have always “just known” how to sew.
This weekend just past, I ended up doing a quick trip home. My grandmother is turning 98 this week and she is moving out of the home she has lived in for the past 60 or so years, so my